1970 Austrian Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 9 of 13 in the 1970 Formula One season
The Österreichring (in 1970)
The Österreichring (in 1970)
Date 16 August 1970
Official name III Großer Preis von Österreich
Location Österreichring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria
Course Permanent racing facility
5.912 km (3.673 mi)
Distance 60 laps, 354.72 km (220.38 mi)
Pole position
Driver Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Ford
Time 1:39.23
Fastest lap
Driver Belgium Jacky Ickx
Switzerland Clay Regazzoni
Ferrari
Ferrari
Time 1:40.4
Podium
First Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari
Second Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari
Third Germany Rolf Stommelen Brabham-Ford

The 1970 Austrian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at Österreichring on August 16, 1970. This was the second Austrian Grand Prix and the first Formula One race at the scenic Österreichring, built to replace the bumpy and bland Zeltweg Airfield circuit.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 12 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 60 1:42:17.3 3 9
2 27 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 60 +0.61 2 6
3 11 Germany Rolf Stommelen Brabham-Ford 60 +1:27.88 17 4
4 17 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez BRM 59 + 1 lap 22 3
5 16 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver BRM 59 + 1 Lap 14 2
6 19 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra 59 + 1 lap 7 1
7 14 Italy Ignazio Giunti Ferrari 59 + 1 lap 5  
8 4 New Zealand Chris Amon March-Ford 59 + 1 Lap 6  
9 3 Switzerland Jo Siffert March-Ford 59 + 1 Lap 20  
10 16 United Kingdom Peter Gethin McLaren-Ford 59 + 1 Lap 21  
11 18 Canada George Eaton BRM 58 + 2 Laps 23  
12 22 Italy Andrea de Adamich McLaren-Alfa Romeo 57 + 3 Laps 15  
13 10 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Ford 56 + 4 Laps 8  
14 20 France Henri Pescarolo Matra 56 + 4 Laps 13  
15 8 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 55 + 5 Laps 16  
Ret 21 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 30 Engine 11  
Ret 15 United Kingdom John Surtees Surtees-Ford 27 Engine 12  
Ret 26 Australia Tim Schenken De Tomaso-Ford 25 Engine 19  
Ret 6 Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Ford 21 Engine 1  
Ret 5 United States Mario Andretti March-Ford 13 Accident 18  
Ret 24 Switzerland Silvio Moser Bellasi-Ford 13 Radiator 24  
Ret 1 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart March-Ford 7 Fuel Pipe 4  
Ret 7 United Kingdom John Miles Lotus-Ford 4 Brakes 10  
Ret 2 France François Cevert March-Ford 0 Engine 9  

Notes[edit]

  • It was the only podium finish for the German driver Rolf Stommelen
  • Last start : Jochen Rindt

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References[edit]


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1970 German Grand Prix
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1970 Italian Grand Prix
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1964 Austrian Grand Prix
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